Chicago November 25, 2017
8 Holiday Markets In Chicago Where You’ll Find Amazing Treasures For Everyone
We’re steadily approaching that magical time of year when giving is just as much fun as receiving. These top eight wonderful holiday markets in Chicago are oases of presents and other trinkets you’ll want for your loved ones (and for yourself)!
Immerse yourself in a new culture or shop the holiday versions of the markets you love year round. Keep scrolling for all the details.
1. West Town Winterfest (December 9, 2017)
Featuring more than 30 indie vendors, this fabulous market is full of great deals and unique finds. The best way to hit up each shop is to take the trolley around to all the small businesses. In addition to shopping, there are activities for all ages.
2. HoliDose Market (December 10, 2017)
Located at 401 N Morgan, this market connects more than 130 local artists and businesses with the community. You'll find everything from food to ornaments to beauty products here.
3. Christkindlemarket Chicago (November 17 - December 24, 2017)
This annual shopping event is one of the most popular holiday markets in Chicago. Visitors love to sip cocoa in Daley Plaza and marvel at Old World decorations and other knick-knacks.
4. Christkindlemarket Naperville (November 24 - December 24, 2017)
Similar to the one in Chicago, this market is known for selling German Christmas ornaments and other goods. Food and drinks are especially popular at this cultural event. It takes place at Naper Settlement amidst a wonderland of holiday lights displays.
5. Handmade Market (December 9, 2017)
This unique shop is located at The Empty Bottle in Wicker Park. Guests may shop with mimosas in hand or sit down and enjoy a full meal here. Most popular goods include jewelry, clothing, journals, greeting cards, and other gifts.
6. Randolph Street Holiday Market (December 16-17, 2017)
Visitors are sure to find gifts for everyone on their list here. More than 125 vendors set up over this weekend to showcase their best goods. You don't want to miss one of the largest holiday markets in Chicago.
7. Chicago's Irish Christmas Market (December 8-10, 2017)
Patrons shop Irish goods while enjoying Irish entertainment at this festive market. A wide variety of artisan gifts, authentic cuisine, and cheerful music await.
8. The Night Market Before Christmas (December 12, 2017)
Completely transforming the Tank and Stagg Court at the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel on Michigan Avenue, this market features 50 vendors selling food, art, and other retail goods you can't find anywhere else. You won't be able to help shopping for yourself here too.
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Which of these holiday markets do you like to visit? Share your favorites with us!